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Work halted on some Olympic projects 88 days before games

Work halted on some Olympic projects 88 days before games

🕔08:09, 10.May 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO: With less than three months to go until the start of the games, work on parts of Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic Park and Olympic Village was halted on Monday amid fears for the safety of workers, Brazil’s Ministry of Labour and Employment said.

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Scolari should keep his job says CBF official

Scolari should keep his job says CBF official

🕔11:17, 12.Jul 2014

SAO PAULO: Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari should carry on because of his good work in the job even though the hosts were humiliated by Germany in the World Cup semi-finals, a Brazilian federation official said on Friday.

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Average World Cup attendance is second highest ever

Average World Cup attendance is second highest ever

🕔22:24, 6.Jul 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO: The average attendance at 2014 World Cup matches is now the second highest of all time with an average gate of 52,762 overtaking the 52,491 at the 2006 tournament in Germany, FIFA said on Sunday.

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Algerian football team receive warm welcome on their return

Algerian football team receive warm welcome on their return

🕔22:50, 3.Jul 2014

Algerian football team received warm welcome on their return from Brazil after participating in the 2014 World Cup. Algeria , who had broken their own record by passing the knock-out stage into round of 16 game, in which they faced

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